2012

Over the River, Through the Woods: Human Migration and Topography


Participants will experience a lesson analyzing the influence of topography on early transportation routes, comparing and contrasting patterns of movement during the westward expansion.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Debby Swope, Grace Christian Schools, Medford, OR

Room: 
615
session id: 
637
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Territorial Claims and Geographical Naming Issues on the Pacific Rim


The political geography of the Pacific Rim includes territorial claims and geographical naming. Diplomatic and national interests spotlight the Spratly Islands and sea between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Joseph Stoltman, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Jongnam Choi, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL

Room: 
616
session id: 
954
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The History Lab: Building Your Digital Toolbox


Fill your toolbox with resources that will encourage your students to interact with history like never before. Bring your laptop and walk away with ideas you can use on Monday.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Angela Cunningham, Bullitt County Public Schools, Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
785
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Click, Learn, and Teach: Professional Development for Econ Teachers


The Atlanta and St. Louis Feds have developed online professional development for teachers. The result is a package that includes both content and pedagogy. Best of all, it's free!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Scott Wolla, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO; Lesley Mace, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta - Jacksonville Branch, Jacksonville, FL

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
176
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Teaching about the World's Largest Trade Relationship


Classroom study of globalization and economic interdependence must consider our most important trade partner—Canada. This PowerPoint overview explains economic principles, explores issues, and shares methodology and resources.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Paul Storer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
603
session id: 
379
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I Dreamed of Africa: Culture, Experience, and Geographic Perspective


I surveyed pre-service teachers to understand how culture and experience influence perceptions of Africa. The results demonstrate the persistence of misconceptions of Africa, despite the prevalence of world history courses.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Hannah Kim, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
612
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Preview of the Supreme Court's Term


This session gives participants an opportunity to analyze two cases argued before but not yet decided by the U.S. Supreme Court this term. Supreme Court Summer Institute information provided.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Lee Arbetman, Street Law,Inc., Silver Spring, MD; Megan Hanson, Street Law,Inc., Reno, NV

Room: 
3B
session id: 
79
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Windows on the Past: Language Arts, Visual Arts, Social Studies


Participants will examine the theme of Time, Continuity and Change, applying the core skills of compare/contrast and point-of-view through content, literature and the visual arts.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Peggy Altoff, Colorado Springs, CO; Kay Birukoff, University of Phoenix, Albuquerque, NM; Tom McGowan, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Room: 
211
session id: 
13
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The Power of Pictures: Advancing Equity Using Multicultural Picture Books


Join us in an interactive exploration of multicultural picture books designed to increase student engagement, support culturally responsive teaching, and promote equity for all learners.

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Bianca Carpenter, Alief Independent School District, Houston, TX

Room: 
604
session id: 
629
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I Inquire, We Inquire: Learning and Teaching with Primary Sources


Have you searched the Library of Congress Website and felt overwhelmed? Learn strategies to locate a wealth of primary sources through inquiry and discover ways to get students to think!

Time: 
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 10:15am - 11:15am
Presenters: 

Amy Wilkinson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL; Cindy Rich, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois; Cheryl Best, Wolf Ridge Education Center, Bunker Hill, Illinois

Room: 
East Lobby - Level Six
session id: 
975
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